Contemporary Development Practice
July 19, 2021
Coalitions for Change (CfC) is a program under the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and The Asia Foundation partnership in the Philippines. CfC’s support for local leaders and organizations has helped introduce policy reforms that improve the lives of Filipinos. The program uses the Development Entrepreneurship approach and provid… Read more
July 22, 2020
Since early 2012, The Asia Foundation’s Coalitions for Change project in the Philippines has been rocking the emerging discipline of “thinking and working politically,” which is…what, exactly? In a new book, Jaime Faustino answers that question with a tale of strange bedfellows, unexpected obstacles, and astonishing solutions.
December 18, 2019
In Nepal, the transition to federalism that began with elections in 2017 has been frustratingly incomplete. While fingers reflexively point to lack of resources or political will, the authors suggest that deep-seated mechanisms of human behavior may be thwarting the popular desire for change.